This 790 MB file has the same video and audio qualities as the 3.8 GB file found elsewhere at IA. A screwball comedy of errors in which newlyweds' first night is constantly interrupted by a wandering corpse, dumb crooks and frustrated cops. It received the best press reviews of any Monogram release. Stars John Beal and Wanda McKay, supported by Warren Hymer, J Farrel MacDonald and Tom Neal. Directed by William Baudine Released in 1942 Complete print IMDB page:... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: screwball comedies, comedies, wedding night, John Beal, Wanda McKay
Theatrical trailer for the forgotten 1934 film "Fashions of 1934". A musical comedy starring William Powell and a miscast Bette Davis. This trailer is public domain, even though the film itself is not. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Theatrical Trailer, 1930s, 30s, Bette Davis, William Powell
Taken from the IMDB: Insurance salesman Albert Tuttle arrives at the Cyrus J. Rutherford estate to sell the millionaire some life insurance. Rutherford is already dead and his heirs have gathered at the mansion to hear the reading of the will. Rutherford's will won't be read until he is properly entombed and the heirs are forced to stay on the premises or be denied their inheritance. Tuttle soon finds himself mixed up in shenanigans involving Rutherford's niece, secret passages, a missing body... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Mystery, Murder, Horror
NOTE: DESCRIPTION CORRECTED. This is about a crime fighting newspaperman. Brad McKay, played by Lee Tracy, whom I have never heard of, works with the police to solve a case involving $100k and some murders. He is wisecracking and thinks his way, rapidly, out of the surprises. Visit: VintageNewscast.com ( 11 reviews ) Topics: the pay off, vintage
RICHARD DIAMOND, PRIVATE DETECTIVE In 1945, Dick Powell portrayed Phillip Marlowe in the movie "Murder My Sweet" based on Raymond Chandler's novel "Farewell My Lovely". This was a radical departure in character for Mr. Powell from a Hollywood song and dance man to a hard-boiled detective. On June 11,1945, the Lux Radio Theater brought "Murder My Sweet" to radio, again with Dick Powell in the lead. These two performances prompted his selection for the part of... ( 15 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Set, Richard Diamond, Richard Diamond,...
After being jilted by his fiancee, Arthur Pilbeam (Arthur Askey) wants a job where he will encounter no women. He is sent to a lighthouse on a remote Scottish island which is being run as a meteoroligical station where he is supposed to be the only inhabitant. However, Jane (Vera Frances), a young girl, has stowed-away on his boat. She is looking for her uncle on the neighbouring island. Then model Bobbie turns up - her boat has been torpedoed. With the arrival of another boatload of survivors,... ( 16 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Arthur Askey
The action begins when a car occupied by the corpse of a sleazy private detective glides down a hill and winds up in front of a police station. (The title of the film stems from the fact that police stations used to have green lights at the entrance.) Currently (2010-02-23) the movie is rated 7.2 at the IMDB! Some of the stars are William Gargan, Carole Landis, John Ireland, Charles Russell, and Don Beddoe. Althought this film was already on this site, those who didn't want to download 4... ( 25 reviews ) Topics: William Gargan, crime, drama, noir, murder, mystery, police, reporters, John Ireland, Charles...
Anna Lee is a stowaway on a futuristic airliner. The plane looks like it just flew off the cover of a vintage scifi magazine. It even has outdoor observation decks so you can go outside while the plane is in flight! ( 18 reviews ) Topics: scifi, airliner, feature films